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  1. Stop Silva, stop Man City? What is it like to face Guardiola's sideRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 9 | BBC News

    It is derby day in Manchester on Sunday and Darren Fletcher knows only too well how difficult a trip to Etihad Stadium can be. The former Manchester United midfielder was thrashed 7-2 there while playing for Stoke last season and, having experienced "one of the most difficult games of my career" that day, is well aware of how not to play against the champions.

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  2. 'The lads were laughing at him': Ronaldo's incredible answer to negative teammatesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | The Mercury

    DARREN FLETCHER has lifted the lid on how Cristiano Ronaldo ignored the mocking of his Manchester United teammates in his quest to become the best player in the world. Former United star Fletcher shared a dressing room with Ronaldo for years when they were both making their way in the game from promising youngsters to seasoned regulars.

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  3. Stoke midfielder recalls how he was told he wouldn't play againRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | This Is Staffordshire

    Darren Fletcher has recalled the bleak forecast that his career was going to be ended by the rare illness he suffered at his peak with Manchester United - and how his determination and a brilliant surgeon proved them wrong. Fletcher impressed viewers with his insights as he made his debut as pundit on Sky Sports' Monday Night Football, deputising Gary Neville alongside Jamie Carragher, and he was asked about his battle with ulcerative colitis.

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  4. Man United players used to laugh at Cristiano Ronaldo's trainingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 6 | Daily Mail

    ... scarves and flowers that wrap around Leicester's stadium in tribute to owner 'He did get stick for it': Darren Fletcher reveals former Manchester United team-mates used to laugh at Cristiano Ronaldo when he trained with leg weights on as part of his ...

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  5. Darren Fletcher Talks Paul Pogba Tactical Concerns During First Man United SpellRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 6 | BleacherReport

    Former Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher has said there were concerns about Paul Pogba 's tactical discipline during his first spell at the football club. Pogba joined the United youth setup in 2009 before leaving for Juventus in 2012.

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  6. Fletcher says Pogba was not trusted in central midfield for Man United reserves during first spellRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Daily Mail

    'He wasn't disciplined enough for the reserve team': Darren Fletcher says Paul Pogba could not be trusted for Manchester United and insists he should be played further forward As a young player coming through the ranks, Paul Pogba was not disciplined enough to play in central midfield for the reserves, never mind the first team, revealed former Manchester United star Darren Fletcher. Pogba opted to leave United for free as a 19-year-old in 2012 due to a lack of opportunities and trust from first-team boss Sir Alex Ferguson.

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  7. Fletcher reveals Man Utd stars used to laugh at Ronaldo for bizarre training routineRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | Goal.com

    The Juventus star was often laughed at for his determination to become the world's best, says the former Red Devils midfielder Cristiano Ronaldo was desperate to become the world's best player during his time at Manchester United and sometimes even used ankle weights during training, Darren Fletcher has revealed. The iconic forward, who is now plying his trade in Italy following a big-money move to Juventus in the summer, spent six years at Old Trafford between 2003 and 2009.

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  8. Man Utd worried Rooney would join Real Madrid - FletcherRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2018 | Goal.com

    The ex-Scotland star always expected the striker to become an iconic player, as long as he avoided interest from Europe's biggest teams Manchester United were worried Wayne Rooney would be snapped up by another club before sealing his status as an Old Trafford great, according to Darren Fletcher. The striker joined the Red Devils from boyhood club Everton at the age of 19 and went on to claim five Premier League titles as well as Champions League and Europa League crowns over a 13-year spell.

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  9. Darren Fletcher calls for Marcus Rashford to start up front in derby for Manchester UnitedRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Daily Mail

    'That would frighten Manchester City': Darren Fletcher calls for Marcus Rashford to start up front in derby for Manchester United at expense of Romelu Lukaku Former Manchester United midfielder Darren Fletcher believes that Marcus Rashford should start up front away to rivals Manchester City on Sunday at the expense of Romelu Lukaku . Rashford scored after coming on as a substitute against Bournemouth at the weekend, while Lukaku, who missed the game through injury, hasn't scored in his last nine appearances for United.

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  10. Man Utd hero reveals the TRUTH behind Paul Pogba's 2012 Juventus transferRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Daily Star

    That is the verdict of Darren Fletcher, who played for the Red Devils during Pogba's first stint at Old Trafford. And Fletcher has lifted the lid on the 2012 transfer, claiming Sir Alex Ferguson's team selection against Blackburn led to United losing one of their most talented youth products.

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  11. Fletcher says Pogba was not trusted in central midfield for Man...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 5 | Daily Mail

    'He wasn't disciplined enough for the reserve team... I like to see him in final third': Darren Fletcher says Paul Pogba could not be trusted for Manchester United and insists Jose Mourinho should play him further forward As a young player coming through the ranks, Paul Pogba was not disciplined enough to play in central midfield for the reserves, never mind the first team, revealed former Manchester United star Darren Fletcher. Pogba opted to leave United for free as a 19-year-old in 2012 due to a lack of opportunities and trust from first-team boss Sir Alex Ferguson.

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  12. Championship round-up: Billy Sharp bags hat-trick to fire Sheffield United topRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 27 | Daily Mail

    ... (40) and Michael Smith (55) were on target as Preston and Rotherham shared the points at Deepdale, while Darren Fletcher's 33rd-minute effort gave Stoke a 1-0 victory at Bristol City. Frazier Campbell won an important three points for Hull in their ...

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  13. Manchester United hoping Ronaldo continues his woeful goalscoring record against MourinhoRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Daily Mail

    ... The trend continued when Mourinho went to Chelsea, although Ronaldo did manage to provide an assist for Darren Fletcher against the Blues in 2005. Ronaldo will perhaps be grateful that he hasn't had to face a Mourinho side too often in recent years. ...

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  14. Newcastle vs Brighton LIVE - Chris Hughton returns to St. James' Park for crucial clashRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Oct 20 | Chronicle Live

    ... Newcastle's commentator Matthew Raisback went on BBC Radio 5Live last night to explain to Jermaine Jenas and Darren Fletcher just why the forward is no longer a United player. It just adds to that competition. You have more players fighting for ...

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  15. Alex McLeish will have a month to rectify Scotland's issues or the axe will surely fall...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2018 | Daily Mail

    ... there could be places for some of the older players left out of his plans, including former national skipper Darren Fletcher. But it is namesake Steven - with two goals in his last four appearances for Sheffield Wednesday - who seems more likely to ...

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  16. Andy Robertson admits uncertainty has crept into his and Kieran Tierney's games in new roles for ScotlandRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2018 | Sunday Herald

    ... of the club he plays for. He sees parallels between his own situation and the burden of expectation that Darren Fletcher shouldered when he came to represent his country as a Manchester United player, but he says the most important thing is that ...

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  17. Mourinho used to be a manager of action... now he doesn't even know ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 1, 2018 | Daily Mail

    ... to the side against Valencia having not even made the bench on Saturday. What has he done to merit a recall? Darren Fletcher once revealed that Sir Alex Ferguson was so clear in his thinking he booked players in for specific games weeks in advance. ...

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  18. Manchester United balls: Ronaldo banned, unbanned and never banned for Champions League matchRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | Anorak

    ... after appearing to pull Valencia defender Jeison Murillo's hair" BBC : "But former Red Devils midfielder Darren Fletcher expects the Champions League's all-time top scorer to play both games against his old side. It was a soft sending-off for ...

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  19. Cristiano Ronaldo Red Card to be Reviewed by UEFA Next Weeka "WATCHRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2018 | India.com

    ... by his hair!! "but but hE dOesNt DeSeRvE a RedCaRd" #UCL pic.twitter.com/YMs0by7dUk Former #MUFC midfielder Darren Fletcher says his old teammate's reaction to being sent off shows how much he cares. #VALJUV pic.twitter.com/p8z27Fsvs9 The Portugal ...

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  20. Cristiano Ronaldo: Will Juventus forward miss Manchester United games?Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2018 | BBC News

    ... referee's report before deciding whether or not to extend the suspension. But former Red Devils midfielder Darren Fletcher expects the Champions League's all-time top scorer to play both games against his old side. "It was a soft sending-off for ...

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